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Novels to start (or get you back to) reading

I don’t know if it’s only me but I don’t have a lot of people I know who (still) read novels. I started reading way back when I was in 3rd year high school, when I saw my classmate (Hi Suzette!) reading a non-academic book during our break, back then there were no tablets and smartphones, and I got curious. 509 more words


Number the Stars - Review

Number the Stars is set in Denmark in 1943 during the German occupation, following the life of Annemarie Johansen who is a ten-year-old Danish girl. Throughout the course of the novel Annemarie and her family take in Annemarie’s best friend, Ellen Rosen, to help her and her family avoid relocation and escape Nazi persecution. 784 more words


Tehillim One Hundred and Forty-Seven: Number the Stars

“He counts the number of the stars; He calls them all by name (Psalms 147:4).” This verse is hauntingly powerful. It’s the origin of the title of the book… 97 more words

Number the Stars

“As the German troops begin their campaign to “relocate” all the Jews of Denmark, Annemarie Johansen’s family takes in Annemarie’s best friend, Ellen Rosen, and conceals her as part of the family. 309 more words

Book Review : Number the Stars

Number the Stars  |  Lois Lowry

Awards: Newbery Medal

Three years ago, the Nazi’s invaded the city of Copenhagen, Denmark, but Annemarie Johansen can still remember a time before their suspicious questioning, a time before their guns and shiny boots on every street corners, a time when cupcakes with pink frosting could still be eaten, a time when her sister Lisa was still alive. 333 more words

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7 Books To Have On Your Bucket List

There is nothing better than sitting on your chair out on the veranda or on your balcony, or sitting in the corner of your room, snuggled up beneath the sheets, and reading an exciting book to keep you turning page after page. 654 more words


List Time - Historical Fiction

Helloooo! Okay, guys, I’m starting a new series where I list my top five faves in a given category. And I totally welcome you to join me! 311 more words